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Intention to Transfer

Through this service, an expatriate employee can announce his/her intention to change the employer or to prevent being moved to another Commercial Registration (CR) without notification. Once the notification is submitted, the current employer will be blocked from renewing the employee at the end of the work permit.

Service Conditions

Required Documents

Intention to Transfer Required Documents
No. Document Document Type
1 Expatriates Service Application Form PDF (1.14 MB) Original
2 Expatriate employee's ID card or Passport Copy

Process Description

  1. Book an appointment through Appointment Management System for personal attendance of the expatriate employee at any of LMRA branches (Riffa/ Mina Salman).
  2. Fill in the Expatriates Service Application Form PDF (1.14 MB) and submit all the required documents at LMRA Expatriate Services Counter.
  3. Biometric data (Fingerprint, IRIS and Signature) collection.

Service Access

Intention to Transfer Service Access
Service Counter Expatriate Services Directorate Riffa - Buhair and Mina Salman branches.

We are Happy to Serve you in Any of the Following Branches:

Branch Working Days Working Times Service Access (Appointment/ Walk in)
Riffa - Buhair Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Book an Appointment
Mina Salman Sunday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last Update: Tuesday 21 November 2023